Pubcaster ARD's units Bavaria Film and Studio Hamburg are setting up a joint home entertainment division to market video and DVD rights for their TV series and movies.
Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback, a contender for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination, will make an effort to explicitly grant the Federal Communications Commission authority over fleeting expletives on…
Updated The Human Rights Campaign and MTV’s Logo network will host a one-hour forum of leading Democratic contenders in Los Angeles on Aug. 9. Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards are…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Audiences have not taken to "A Mighty Heart," to say the least, despite very good reviews and the presence of Angelina Jolie. Perhaps it is the…
Arbitrators in the ongoing spat between the two rival TV academies have made their first ruling, halting -- for now -- any new mediacentric awards or academies that could be in the works.
I have just been sent Live Earth ratings by our Nielsen guru, Rick Kissell. It shows that the concerts didn’t exactly break any records. According to Nielsen estimates, 19 million Americans watched…
In an appearance on CNN’s "Situation Room," Michael Moore chided CNN for a report on his movie "Sicko" that questioned its claims about the health care system in Canada, among other things. Moore…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Natl. Assn. of Theatre Owners have announced that five arrests have been made recently for illegal camcording of "Transformers" in California, Florida…
Viewers in Japan would be allowed to make nine DVD copies of digital broadcasts, rather than the current one, under a new proposal.
The judge in record producer Phil Spector's murder trial reversed an earlier ruling in the case Monday and decided to allow jurors to hear damaging testimony from a celebrity security guard who says…